Human Rights News

Human Rights News

Here is a preview of human rights related news compiled from a non exhaustive selection of various news sources originating from a number of organisations, national and international, working in the field. This information is updated twice a day.

Australia - WikiLeaks reveals sweeping Australian court ban

Reporters without border - 2 hours 36 min ago

Court puts national interest before public interest in case allegedly involving Asian leaders WikiLeaks has revealed the existence of a blanket gagging order applying to all citizens and news...

100 ONG dénoncent les répercussions négatives sur les droits humains de la décision de la Cour suprême américaine au sujet de la dette de l'Argentine

FIDH - Human Rights for All - 3 hours 17 min ago

Dans une lettre à l'initiative de son organisation membre en Argentine, le Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) publiée hier, la FIDH et 100 autres organisations des droits de l'homme du...

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights condemns the State of Chile for having used its antiterrorist legislation against members of the Mapuche people

FIDH - Human Rights for All - 3 hours 55 min ago

Yesterday, in the case of Norin Catriman et al. vs. the State of Chile, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights found the State of Chile guilty of violating the human rights of members of the...

Bahrain - National Press Club awardee held for past 18 months in Bahrain

Reporters without border - 4 hours 42 min ago

Reporters Without Borders, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB), Freedom House, Human Rights First, Just Foreign Policy and Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) call...

100 human rights organisations denounce adverse human rights impacts of US Supreme Court's decision on Argentina's debt

FIDH - Human Rights for All - 5 hours 3 min ago

In a letter initiated by its member organisation in Argentina the Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) and released yesterday, FIDH and 100 other human rights organisations from around the...

Somalia - Two journalists arrested in Somaliland

Reporters without border - 5 hours 40 min ago

Reporters Without Borders is very concerned about Baligubadle Online Media editor Ahmed Adan Robleh and Universal TV director Mohamed Aabi, who were arrested in Hargeisa, the capital of the...

Colombia: FARC Battering Afro-Colombian Areas

Human Rights Watch - 5 hours 58 min ago

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas are committing widespread abuses with impunity in the mostly Afro-...

Hongkong - “White Terror” forces pro-democracy website House News to shut down

Reporters without border - 6 hours 11 min ago

The popular pro-democracy news website House News abruptly shut down without warning on 26 July. One of its founders, Tony Tsoi, said the decision was taken because of the political pressure and...

Helping to settle a Syrian family in Armenia

WFP | United Nations World Food Programme - 6 hours 11 min ago

It is seven months since I first met Maral Gahvesjian, waiting patiently in a long queue of Syrians of Armenian descent, for their WFP food rations at Charents 20, a residential area of the capital,...

Honduras - RWB Americas correspondents voice support for colleague Dina Meza, still threatened in Honduras

Reporters without border - 7 hours 47 min ago

Reporters Without Borders' correspondents in the Americas have written to the Honduran authorities urging them to finally provide protection to RWB's correspondent in Honduras, journalist and...